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tu·nic

tunic

 
 
pronunciation:
tu nihk
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an article of clothing that is loose and hangs to the knees. Tunics sometimes do not have sleeves and are sometimes belted. The ancient Greeks and Romans wore tunics.
The Roman soldier's tunic hung down to a place just above his knee.
definition 2: a short coat with a stiff high collar, worn as part of a uniform by soldiers or the like.